I'm a recent transplant to the big city of Minneapolis from a small town one hour north where I worked for nine years as the assistant editor of my hometown newspaper. Since moving, I've begun writing for the Longfellow/Nokomis Messenger, as well as the Twin Cities Daily Planet.
To view stories I wrote while working at the Longfellow/Nokomis Messenger, STAR, and Isanti County News, go tohttp://teshamchristensen.blogspot.com/.
I have been teaching journalism classes at Anoka-Ramsey Community College - Cambridge Campus for six years.
I blog at DrivingWithTheWindowsWideOpen.blogspot.com and http://teamyarn.blogspot.com/.
I'm looking forward to learning more about the Standish neighborhood and sharing it here. If you know of something going on, whether its an event or an issue, please email me at tesha [dot] christensen [at] gmail [dot] com.
There are two community events planned in the Standish-Ericsson neighborhood this week.
Doodle Bird is located at the intersection on 28th Ave. and 42nd St.
A new gift shop has moved to the 42nd St./28th Ave. intersection.
Get to know the candidates running for the Ward 12 Minneapolis Council Member position.
The new interior entry to the library as of January 2013.
As the Roosevelt Library renovation nears completion, a group of local residents are coming together to support the library as “Friends.”
The Northrup building will be home to a school again in 2014 when Hiawatha Academies shifts its elementary grades to the building.
A new school is moving into the neighborhood. Its name may cause some confusion with an existing school.
Come out for the 5th Annual Hiawatha Heart Warmer on Saturday, Feb. 9, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Lake Hiawatha Park (2701 E. 44th Street).
Over 300 attended the first Standish-Ericsson holiday lighting event on Sunday evening, Dec. 4 at A Tree Service located at the corner of 38th St. and Longfellow Ave.
Don’t miss the 1st Annual Standish-Ericsson Holiday Tree Lighting Celebration tonight, Sunday, Dec. 2, from 4-6 p.m.
Parts of Hiawatha Ave. will be closed this weekend and next. According to council member Sandra Colvin-Roy’s newsletter:
Autumn Daze kicked off with a bang on Friday, Sept. 14. Attendees enjoyed the Carbone's Fireworks show at 10 p.m.
This year’s Autumn Daze at St. Helena Church at 3204 East 43rd St. kicked off with a bang on Friday night, Sept. 14. The Carbone’s fireworks at 10 p.m.
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